Growing Together – Not Apart

  Have you ever found yourself worrying that you and your  spouse were growing apart? I think everyone has this fear at some point in  their marriage. Maybe you feel like you aren’t talking enough or maybe it just  feels like you are becoming far too different to continue being a couple. Sadly, this is […]

Finding Strength in Troubled Times

“I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 Strong . . . People have always thought I was strong. Why I’m not sure – but the truth is I’m nowhere near it. The truth is I’m just as broken as the next girl. But that’s ok. God doesn’t require that […]

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them: An Open Letter to My Children

Bottle it up . . . That’s what I want to do. I want to bottle up your innocence and your smile and your glorious little laugh. I want to bottle up your wonder and your warm hugs and crooked drawings and save them for a rainy day.   If I had it my way, […]

Jesus Left This Here Just for You – Click Here to Pick it Up

  You are weak. I am strong. You are in need. I am able. You are sick. I am healer. You are rejected. I am your friend. You are inadequate. I am enough. You are lonely. I am here. Whatever it is that you are. Never forget . . . I AM. JESUS

TO: You FROM: I AM

  What you are going through right now seems like a never ending supply of “wrong place-wrong time”. Your answer . . . it’s running late. When you are tempted to look down the road and wonder why you don’t see me yet – consider Lazarus. I didn’t want to show up with chicken soup […]

Taking the Lid off Your God

In Amish country right now somewhere far from the confinements of busy streets and hurried shoppers . . . ten thousand fireflies light up a distant purple sky. Suddenly, dusk is transformed by small samplings of light that flicker and shine with some kind of energy we can’t even begin to define except for holy. […]